Thursday, December 9, 2021

WORLD

A handout photo taken and received from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) on November 27, 2021 shows an Australian Army soldier from the Joint Task Group 637.3 watched by local children during a community engagement patrol through the Solomon Islands capital of Honiara.

After days of violence protests, 3 bodies were found burned in Solomon Islands.

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CANBERRA, Australia — Solomon Islands police found three bodies in a burned-out building and arrested more than 100 people in this week’s violence sparked by concerns about the Pacific nation’s increasing links with...
National Geographic's famed green-eyed "Afghan Girl" Sharbat Gulla poses for a photo during a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, at the Presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Nov. 9, 2016.

Afghan girl in famous cover photo is evacuated from Afghanistan to Italy during Taliban...

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ROME — National Geographic magazine’s famed green-eyed “Afghan Girl” has arrived in Italy as part of the West’s evacuation of Afghans following the Taliban takeover of the country, the Italian government said Thursday.According...
2 kidnapped missionaries have been released in Haiti, US aid group says

Two kidnapped missionaries are released by the US, aid group states

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Two of 17 members of a missionary group who were kidnapped in October have been freed in Haiti and are safe, an Ohio-based church organization announced Sunday.Christian Aid Ministries said it cannot provide or confirm the names of...
2 kidnapped missionaries have been released in Haiti, US aid group says

Two kidnapped missionaries were released from Haiti by an American aid organization

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Two of 17 members of a missionary group who were kidnapped in October have been freed in Haiti and are safe, an Ohio-based church organization announced Sunday.Christian Aid Ministries said it cannot provide or confirm the names of...
An artist's impression of Earth quasi-satellite Kamo`oalewa near the Earth-moon system. Using the Large Binocular Telescope, astronomers have shown that it might be a lost fragment of the moon.

Astronomers think that an asteroid near Earth the size of a Ferris Wheel could...

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Near-Earth objects number over 27,000 in the solar system. Most of them are from the inner solar systems between Mars and Jupiter. Research suggests that one near-Earth object didn't actually come from Earth,...
Aerial view of a coal-fired factory in Chengde, China, in 2018. Industrial emissions of carbon dioxide have returned close to pre-pandemic levels, according to new research. Surging consumption of coal and natural gas for power plants and industry is driving the rebound, especially in China.

Another bad news about climate change? Report says that a pandemic drop in carbon...

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Last year, the coronavirus lockdowns had an “extreme” effect on carbon emissions.These new estimates of carbon are arriving in the middle COP26, the largest climate summit in Scotland."Global warming ends when the emissions...
When is Diwali, and how is it celebrated? Plus, a few recipes for some sweet treats

How is Diwali celebrated and when? Here are some recipes to make sweet treats.

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Known as the festival of lights, Diwali is celebrated all over the world across various religions and cultures, especially in South Asia.Diwali is observed differently by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and Buddhists, creating a rich tapestry...
Biden arrives in Glasgow for COP26 summit with leaders under pressure to turn climate pledges into action

Biden will be in Glasgow at COP26 with other leaders, who have been under...

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GLASGOW – World leaders gathered here Monday for a high-stakes United Nations' COP26 climate summit, where they are discussing ways to address the warming planet, even as many countries, including the U.S., are falling short...
Crew sorts through marine debris collected by The Ocean Cleanup in October 2021.

They pulled 63,000 pounds of trash from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, but that's...

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Fridge, seats for the toilet, and 63,000 pounds more of trash. That's what a cleanup team recovered in a monthslong effort to chip away at the so-called Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a massive collection of marine debris...
Official Wizard of New Zealand fired by city council after more than 2 decades

After more than two decades, the city council has fired the official Wizard of...

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Over the past two decades, Christchurch, New Zealand, has paid Ian Brackenbury Channell thousands of dollars each year, also known as The Wizard of New Zealand.He is now wanted by the city council.Channell...
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